Friday, November 21, 2008

Jeanne Beker to Speak in Vancouver-Saturday November 22

This Saturday evening Jeanne Beker and Vicki Gabereau will be speaking at the Opening Gala for the Jewish Book Festival. The event is taking place at the Norman Rothstein Theatre and begins at 7:30. A reception and live music will follow their talk. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Call and reserve your tickets now; this event is sure to sell out !

Before she began her career as a fashion journalist for Fashion Television, Jeanne Beker studied theatre. She went to the York University Theatre Program and then studied Mime with √Čtienne Decroux. She then became an entertainment and lifestyle reporter for 1050 Chum and later helped to create the NewMusic show. In 1985 she became the host of the famous Fashion Television.

Jeanne has participated in many different areas of the fashion industry. She has helped to create clothing lines for Eaton's and Sears and is currently the editor of FQ Magazine and Sir. She has published three books: Jeanne Unbottled: Adventures in High Style, The Big Night Out and Passion for Fashion: Careers in Style. Watch a clip of her interview with Steven and Chris. Her advice to those who are pursuing careers in the fashion industry? "Don't be afraid and never give up!"

Her latest book.


S of Modern-Guilt said...

Jeanne Beker is one of my personal heros! It's funny, she has a cottage a couple blocks from where my family's summer home is...I've yet to see her though :)
Great bio of her - you really ARE a good writer Anthea!
Hope you're having a gorgeous day,

lisa said...

I'm so jealous you're going to this! Have fun. :-)

Trish said...

Wow, I want to buy! :)

Ashleigh said...

mmm thanks def going to check out that book ;)


great post,speech sounds like it will be fabu! do let us know how it goes honey.

Sabrina said...

I'm regretting not attending VFW with you! I was up to my ears in procrastinated work to do. When are you leaving for Japan? If we're getting together again we should definitely try Value Village this time, now that the Halloween rush is past.

kokostiletto said...

darn i'm in victoria this weekend! i love jeanne beker!

ooohmaureen said...

i like your blog! x


Thanks for the sharing this! It was interesting to read.


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